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  1. Boiling Batteries

    Electrical Systems
    Hi, When I came on board my C30 the other day, I realized my batteries were boiling. I shut of my battery charger and sake of good order also disconnected my shore power. I was puzzled as to why they were boiling as I hadn't been on board for a few days and I would have thought that the...
  2. Installing a charger

    Gear & Maintenance
    I've got a 23' North American with 2 batteries (house and starter). I want to install a charger to use shore power to keep both batteries charged. There's nothing on the boat that consumes power when I'm away except the bilge pump. I've read articles on here and Mainsail's site (great site...
  3. Raritan Converter

    Electrical Systems
    I have a "Raritan Converter Model R2012F-3". The previous owner did not leave it plugged in and the batteries are shot. Neither battery will hold a 12 volt charge. I want to put new batteries in the boat. Is the Raritan a good enough charger for new batteries or will it cook them or under...
  4. Battery & etc opinions...

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    New to the forum! I've been lurking for a year or so and have read many great posts. Now it is my time to ask the ubiquitous battery question. Understand, I've read a great deal from posts in the past, but wanted to get some fine tuned help. So, the back story: 1982 C-30, no auto-pilot...
  5. AGM Battery Upgrade and Charger

    Electrical Systems
    So I upgraded my Starting and House flooded cells (Group 27) to two Group 31 AGMs. Is there anything that I have to modify to accept these two batteries within the electrical system? I'm usually on a mooring, so it's not top of mind ... but I notice my pre-existing TrueCharge (Model 20 -...
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